Throne Speech: École Polytechnique massacre remembered

When delivering the Throne Speech in Ottawa on Thursday, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette remembered the École Polytechnique massacre on the thirty-year anniversary of the deadly shooting, saying the government is committed to continuing efforts to combat gun violence.

Nearly 2 in 10 women experience workplace harassment: StatCan

December 3 2019 7:00am Global News’ Broken series takes a look at the ongoing failure to end violence against women. Workplace harassment is just one of the many topics that will be explored. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Remembering the women killed in the École Polytechnique massacre

Dec. 6, 2019 marks 30 years since the attack at École Polytechnique. On that day, in 1989, a man determined to kill feminists took the lives of 14 women. He killed: Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie…

Why amplifying women’s voices in the wake of gender-based violence matters

Shelley Page was a young reporter when she covered the Montreal Massacre. Decades later, she won a national newspaper award for a piece titled “How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal Massacre.” Ahead of the 30th anniversary, she…